BirdingASIA 13

BirdingASIA 13 June 2010: contents

  • ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION Malaysian Nature Society (MNS)—celebrating 70 years of conserving birds and their habitats in Malaysia
    MOHD RAFI KUDUS & YEAP CHIN AIK
  • NEW RECORDS FOR MALAYSIA The work of the Malaysian Nature Society-Bird Conservation Council Records Committee (MNS-BCC RC) and updates to the status of birds in Malaysia
    COMPILED BY DAVID BAKEWELL ON BEHALF OF MNS-BCC RC
  • LITTLE-KNOWN AREA Sarawak—a neglected birding destination in Malaysia
    RONALD ORENSTEIN, ANTHONY WONG, NAZERI ABGHANI, DAVID BAKEWELL, JAMES EATON, YEO SIEW TECK & YONG DING LI
  • FIRST RECORD: MALAYSIA Japanese Thrush Turdus cardis: first record for Malaysia
    ADAM BOWLEY
  • LITTLE-KNOWN ASIAN BIRD Brown-banded Rail Lewinia mirifica at Dalton Pass, Philippines
    DESMOND ALLEN
  • LITTLE-KNOWN ASIAN BIRD Red-breasted Pygmy Parrot Micropsitta bruijnii on Seram and Buru
    THOMAS ARNDT & YAN E. PERSULESSY
  • LITTLE-KNOWN ASIAN BIRD Ceylon Bay Owl Phodilus assimilis in south India
    TAMÁS ZALAI, SZILVIA MOLNÁR & ANDRÁS VASAS
  • BIRDS AND PEOPLE Bird hides and water holes: a model conservation project near Kaeng Krachan National Park, Thailand
    KITTIPON BOURANASOMPOP & ROBERT DECANDIDO
  • BIRDS AND PEOPLE Swiftlet farming comes to Cambodia
    COLIN POOLE

ba13coverChestnut-headed Bee-eater BirdingASIA 13 cover © Ingo Waschkies


  • FIELD STUDY Study of the breeding behaviour of Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera around Dhaka, Bangladesh
    MOHAMMOD FOYSAL
  • BIRD TO WATCH First observation and subsequent records of Christmas Island Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi in the Philippines with notes on its occurrence and distribution
    ARNE ERIK JENSEN & JOSE MA. LORENZO TAN
  • BIRD TO WATCH Jankowski’s Bunting Emberiza jankowskii: the next species to become extinct in east Asia?
    MARTIN HALE
  • BIRD TO WATCH River terns: is the Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda heading to oblivion?
    BRIAN SYKES
  • PHOTOSPOT Spotlight on tesias
  • SPECIAL REPORT Notes and observations on primate predation by forest raptors in Asia
    YONG DING LI
  • NOTEBOOK Breeding plumage Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea in Taiwan during the northern winter
    CIN-TY LEE & YU-YE WEN
  • NOTEBOOK Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris: a regular spring passage migrant through Hong Kong
    GEOFF WELCH & YAT-TUNG YU
  • NOTEBOOK Recent records of birds trapped in spiders’ webs in India
    RAJU KASAMBE, GOPAL THOSAR, HIMANSHU RATHORE, ADESH SHIVKAR & DIPU SASISHUIHUA CHEN
  • ASIAN ENIGMA First observations of Ninox (novaeseelandiae) rotiensis on Roti island, Lesser Sundas, Indonesia
    PHILIPPE VERBELEN
  • CONSERVATION WATCH Waterbird conservation in the Republic of Korea: the truth about ‘green growth’ and the ‘green new deal’
    NIAL MOORES, ANDREAS KIM & PARK MEENA
  • Caught on Camera in the field: Indian Skimmer in Tamil Nadhu (N. VIKAS MADHAV and D. NAGARAJAN),
  • Grey-necked Bunting in Sri Lanka (C.D. KALUTHOTA, D. SAMARASINGHE, D. DE SILVA and H. DE SILVA).
  • ASIAN ENIGMA Conservation of Blue-crowned Laughingthrush Garrulax courtoisi in Wuyuan, Jiangxi, and the search for ‘lost’ populations in Yunnan and Guangxi, China
    ROGER WILKINSON & HE FEN-QI
  • ASIAN ENIGMAS A further odyssey in search of the little-known owls of Indonesia
    PHILIPPE VERBELEN & BRAM DEMEULEMEESTER

Plus regular sections: Letter from the Chairman, OBC in action: Conservation Fund, Smythies Fund, From the Field, Reviews.

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